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antiagingDemographics and the Transition to Over 200 Year Lifespans

The UN population projections assume that world lifespans increase from 72.6 today to 77 in 2050 and then about 82 in 2100. There are already populations that have life expectancy over 92 years. Asian American women in New Jersey life …

astronomyCarnival of Space 638

1. Universe Today – TESS Has Now Captured Almost the Entire Southern Sky. Here’s a Mosaic Made of 15,347 Photographs A panoramic view of the southern sky is based on 208 TESS images, which were taken during the mission’s first …

DNADNA Nanobots Used Bacteria’s Chemical Communication and This Enables Intelligent Nanobot Swarms

Bio-inspired Quorum Sensing in robots fabricated from DNA origami can communicate by transmitting and receiving diffusing chemical signals. The mechanism has features such as programmable response thresholds and quorum quenching, and is capable of being triggered by proximity of a …

brainThought Operated Random Access Memory Prototype for Implantable Memory Devices for Less Than $200

Ido Bachelet has previously created DNA nanorobots for nanomedicine surgery. His new research is thought operated digital random access memory Thought-Operated Digital Random-Access Memory by Lee Ben-Amil and Ido Bachelet. The capacity and reliability of biological memory could be exceeded …

energyNanosecond-pulses Create PolyNitrogen for Future Clean Energy Source

Scientists have long theorized that the energy stored in the atomic bonds of nitrogen could one day be a source of clean energy. But coaxing the nitrogen atoms into linking up has been a daunting task. Researchers at Drexel University’s …

energyChina Makes Innovation Alliance to Accelerate Extracting Uranium from Seawater

China has formed an innovation alliance to foster the research and application of extracting uranium from seawater, according to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The alliance involves around 20 research institutions and universities. Uranium has been extracted in small quantities …

ibmIBM Hackathon Leads to Quantum Cloud Integration With Trapped Ion Devices

Qiskit, is IBM’s open-source quantum computing platform and it now works with trapped ion devices – not just the IBM superconducting systems. The first company to connect Qiskit to a trapped ion device is Austrian-based startup Alpine Quantum Technologies. Their …

astronomyCarnival of Space 637 – Smallest Confirmed Dwarf Planet Might Mean Over 100 in Our Solar System

The Carnival of Space 637 is up at Universe Today. Universe Today – Asteroid Hygiea is Round Enough That it Could Qualify as a Dwarf Planet, the Smallest in the Solar System. Within the Main Asteroid Belt, there are a …

scienceMore Accurate Proton Radius is Now 831 Attometers

The new value for the proton radius that was obtained is 0.831 fm (femtometers), which is smaller than the previous electron-scattering value of 0.88 fm and is in agreement with recent muonic atomic spectroscopy results. Nature – Elastic electron–proton scattering …

carbon captureMIT Makes Better Industrial Carbon Capture Technology But It is 100 Times More Costly Than Trees

MIT had made a solid-state faradaic electro-swing reactive adsorption system comprising an electrochemical cell that exploits the reductive addition of CO2 to quinones for carbon capture. The reported device is compact and flexible, obviates the need for ancillary equipment, and …